Community Forklift First Friday: Kid Activities, Craft Beer, Live Music, Pho Wheels And More

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Now get your reclaimed wood with a side of beer!

One of our favorite home improvement destinations is Community Forklift, located near Hyattsville MD. Community Forklift is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to reduce landfill waste by salvaging building materials. While it is not in Brookland, let alone DC, we still post about it from time to time, since it’s not too far and is a great destination! Anyone working to maintain the original character of their home or simply fond of antique and re-purposed items would enjoy a visit.

We thought readers would like to know about this  free monthly event. From a notice:

Forklift 1st Friday’s are Here! Ever wonder what it’s like here in the Community Forklift warehouse after 6pm… Come join us to find out! Come on by every First Friday between May and September for lively entertainment, food, beer and wine!

This Friday, June 5th, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm they will have the following:

  • Dance and jump rope activities for kids and parents
  • Indie Folk group The Iris Bell will perform
  • $3.50 craft beer and wine
  • Vietnamese food from Pho Wheels
  • Three local Hyattsville artists displaying & selling their art

Check out the event page here for  more information. Sounds like a lot of fun!

Community Forklift  is located at 4671 Tanglewood Drive, Edmonston MD 2078

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